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anti-inflammatory

adjective uk   /ˌæn.ti.ɪnˈflæm.ə.tər.i/  us   /-t̬i.ɪnˈflæm.ə.tɔːr.i/
An anti-inflammatory drug is one that is used to reduce pain and swelling: anti-inflammatory drugs for arthritis

anti-inflammatory

noun [C] uk   us   /ˌæn.ti.ɪnˈflæm.ə.tri/ /-t̬i.ɪnˈflæm.ə.tɔːr.i/
an anti-inflammatory drug: Aspirin is an anti-inflammatory.
Translations of “anti-inflammatory”
in Chinese (Traditional) 消炎的,抗炎的, 止痛消腫的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 消炎的,抗炎的, 止痛消肿的…
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